Japan's Yuichiro Miura, 80, oldest to reach top of Mount Everest

http://espn.go.com/espn/story/_/id/9303665/japan-yuichiro-miura-80-oldest-reach-top-mount-everest

KATMANDU, Nepal -- An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mount Everest -- although his record may last only a few days. An 81-year-old Nepalese man, who held the previous record, plans his own ascent next week.

Yuichiro Miura, who also conquered the 29,035-foot peak when he was 70 and 75, reached the summit at 9:05 a.m. local time Thursday, according to a Nepalese mountaineering official and Miura's Tokyo-based support team.


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I guess now is an appropriate time to say this...

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